In the world of non-fiction cinema, some subjects are too rich and complex to be done justice in a standard two-hour feature. With the simultaneous UK release of new films by two masters of the in-depth documentary, we feel the width of 10 more long-form greats.
Thursday 8 January 2015
Born 100 years ago, these centenarians all deserve to be remembered as key players of British documentary in the mid-20th century.
Patrick Russell , Steve Foxon
Tuesday 6 January 2015
Thirza Wakefield digs through the Media Archive for Central England to find two visions of a dwindling family of coracle-makers on the River Severn.
Sunday 4 January 2015
With the start of a new year, and the rerelease of Eric Rohmer’s masterpiece The Green Ray in cinemas, here are 10 more classic films that offer possible inspiration for turning over a new leaf and starting over.
Samuel Wigley , Pamela Hutchinson , David Parkinson , Jemma Desai , Kendra Bean , Thirza Wakefield , Jonny Davies , Ashley Clark , Matthew Taylor , Simran Hans
Thursday 1 January 2015
Starting to think about where you’ll go on your summer holiday? Spare a thought for the lonely heroine of Eric Rohmer’s sublime film The Green Ray, who spends an indecisive August flitting from one destination to another in search of contentment.
Friday 26 December 2014
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